Amarone della Valpolicella Classico

Appellation
Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG
Region
Veneto go to region
Zone
Negrar
Varietals
Corvina 50% - Corvinone 25% - Croatina 10% - Rondinella 10% - Oseleta 5%
Wine Type
Red wine

Corvina

Vineyard extension
1.3 ha
Year of planting
1975
Soil type
Calcareous, skeletal
Exposure
South West
Altitude
350 masl

Corvinone

Year of planting
1975
Soil type
Calcareous, skeletal
Exposure
South West
Altitude
350 masl

Croatina

Year of planting
1975
Soil type
Calcareous, skeletal
Exposure
South West
Altitude
350 masl

Rondinella

Year of planting
1975
Soil type
Calcareous, skeletal
Exposure
South West
Altitude
350 masl

Oseleta

Year of planting
1975
Soil type
Calcareous, skeletal
Exposure
South West
Altitude
350 masl
Grape yield per hectare tons
7
Average production/year
4500 btls
Method of Harvest
By Hand
Vessel of fermentation
Stainless steel vat
Vessel of aging
5-10 hl oak casks, bottle
Length of aging
30 months ok, 12 months bottle finishing

Tasting Notes

Serving temperature 18-20 °C

Pairings Grilled meat, braised beef. Venison

Color Deep ruby red, dense and compact

Nose Intense, complex and elegant. Black cherry, dried flowers, spices, hint of sweet tobacco

Palate Full bodied, warm, balanced and intense, elegant.

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